WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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Re: “What is Trump’s plan for the Middle East?” by Cyrus Shamloo, Saturday: Evil America, again? Yawn. Allow me to offer several commonsense, practical points that unwinds the cliche … more
Come we now to celebrate Him who appeared just because He loved us. He was born in a lowly state that’s transcendent from Glory. His life was short and yet He taught more than any man before … more
There is only one way to end the daily madness of gun violence in America. On Nov. 3, 2020, from dogcatcher to president of the United States, vote every Republican out of office. Jeffrey … more
The internet was created using government funds with two mundane philosophies: • 1. Only the brightest and richest should control the world. • 2. The market is always right. No matter … more
Joy Smith of Mississippi attempted to “educate” readers in this forum (“Padded shoes, action devices don’t harm horses,” Aug. 15) about the federal Prevent All Soring Tactics Act (H.R. … more
Dear Grandpa, You have been such an important part of my childhood. From my earliest days, the lessons you taught me have served as my guide to a good and proper life. When I denied taking cookies … more
My name is Latoya Joyner and I am the community relations coordinator for Carolina Donor Services. I serve the eastern part of the state. I wanted to inform you about how impressed I was with the … more
The conduct of our county leaders regarding the animal shelter fund bait-and-switch is embarrassing. The blatant disregard and total lack of shame on the part of those we elect as “leaders” is … more
On Monday, Dec 31 around 11:45 a.m., my husband who has dementia fell forward on the sidewalk and split his head open, hurt his nose and bruised his face, his knee and his hand. We carried him to … more
Re: “The demise of a political party,” by Julia Yancey, Tuesday: In a recent letter, Ms. Yancey declared that the Democratic Party may be sowing the seeds of its own destruction. She cites … more
Re: “News deserts a threat to democracy,” by Hal Tarleton, Saturday: Well said, Mr. Tarleton. Hopefully, the trend will reverse. Social media posts and website “news” about celebrities’ … more
Early perusal of the daily newspaper can be a regular morning ritual. A missing newspaper can be a traumatic experience, for my carrier has brought the paper up to my front porch faithfully since she … more
Hal Tarleton’s column in Saturday’s paper (“Trump won’t repeat Nixon’s retreat”) tries to draw a parallel between Nixon’s impeachment woes and President Trump’s. The premise fails … more
Several years ago, Wilson almost lost our Christmas parade. The Wilson Jaycees, after running the event for decades, notified the city that they would no longer hold the event. I recall a true effort … more
Fresh from his visits abroad with the president of Russia, the dictator of North Korea and the murderous young crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump has returned to America in time to stage a … more
On a Monday, Sept. 3 visit to Lake Wilson Park, I counted over 40 cars — some said more. I observed bicyclists, kayakers, fishermen, runners, disc golfers, walkers and walkers with dogs. One … more
While shopping in the Piggly Wiggly store in Wilson in September, I purchased a 10-pound bag of potatoes. I came home and dumped them out on the table, but some remained in the bottom of the bag. … more
Re: “Encourage dog-walkers to clean up after their pets,” by Mike Radford, Sept. 5: The recent letter regarding suggested improvements for dog walkers using Lake Wilson’s trail is an … more
Re: “Cognitive dissonance: Malware for the human computer,” by Alvin R. Bass Jr.: Mr. Bass did a good job explaining cognitive dissonance in his Monday column, describing it as malware for the … more
Recently I attended the Wilson City Council hearing on Lu-Ann Monson’s property at 509 Kenan St. The property and her personal residence at 301 Broad St. are within a very few blocks of downtown … more
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